Monze FTC CA LT trial

Description
LT experiment on the effects of conservation agriculture systems on soil quality, water dynamics and productivity.
Farm operation data?
Sample archive?
Samples available?
 
Data Access Notes
Some data is available through CYMMIT dataverse
Data license
No data license
Data URL
https://data.cimmyt.org/dataverse/root?q=&types=dataverses&sort=dateSort&order=asc&page=1
Data policy
https://www.cimmyt.org/content/uploads/2019/04/CIMMYT-Research-Data-and-Information-Product-Management-policy-2019-01.pdf
Organizations
International Maize & Wheat Improvement Center
research organisation
Zambia Ministry of Agriculture
funding agency
Person
Dr Christian Thierfelder
principal investigator

Site: Monze Farmer Training Centre

Type
research farm
Local code
MFTC
Location
Monze
Southern Province
Zambia
Geographic location
-16.2402, 27.44145
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Elevation
1097 Metres
Visits permitted?
No
Soil type
lixisol
Soil properties
VariableDepthValue (range)UnitsRef yearEstimated?Baseline?
soil pH – 0.21 Metres4.8
cation exchange capacity – 0.21 Metres2.8 kilogram per mole
soil organic carbon – 0.21 Metres0.6 Percent
sand content – 0.21 Metres82 Percent
silt content – 0.21 Metres6 Percent
clay content – 0.21 Metres12 percent
Climatic type
humid subtropical climate
Climate properties
VariableTime periodValue (range)Units
air temperature22.2 (15.7 – 28.8) degree Celsius
precipitation698 (464 – 1026) millimeter
sun hours12

Design period: (2005—)

Design Type
Randomized complete block design
Description
Plots measure 10 x 30 m.
Number of plots
48
Number of replicates
4
Crops
CropYears grown
maize
cotton
sunn hemp
Factor
tillage process
Measurement
VariableMaterialUnitsFrequencyScaleComment
grain yield traitNot specifiedannual